Auction 113, Lot 498

"Valenciennes Ville Forte des Pais Bas, du Comte de Hainaut…", Fer, Nicolas de

Subject: France

Period: 1696 (circa)

Publication: Les Forces de l' Europe…

Color: Hand Color

Size:
11 x 8 inches
27.9 x 20.3 cm

This plan illustrates the elaborate fortifications at Valenciennes with a decorative title cartouche. Nicolas de Fer held the title of Geographer at Louis XIV's court. He was one of the most prolific publishers of plans of European cities in the late seventeenth century.

References: Pollak #21.

Condition: A

Estimate: $70 - $100

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/7/2005

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